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A New Government: What’s Ahead for Canada-Vietnam Business Relations?

Canada and Vietnam have shared a longstanding relationship based on trade,  development, and immigration. Over the past several years, this relationship has  deepened considerably.  With Vietnam’s new national leadership put in place for 2021 to 2026, the CABC urges  Canada to secure its economic interests with Vietnam as a key tenet of Canada’s  evolving [...]

A New Government: What’s Ahead for Canada-Vietnam Business Relations?2021-04-20T15:00:07+08:00

CABC 2021 Annual General Meeting

On March 31st, 2021, the CABC was pleased to host its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and welcomed 65 representatives from CABC Members and partners across Canada and the ASEAN region. Promising Economic Recovery in 2021 Despite the unprecedented challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, there is a shared sense of optimism [...]

CABC 2021 Annual General Meeting2021-04-01T11:34:00+08:00

Canada begins public consultations on joining the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (Closing Date: 3 May 2021)

“Advancing Canada's participation in global digital trade and e-commerce will ensure that more Canadians have access to the benefits and opportunities that flow from international trade and investment. Joining the DEPA would help Canadian businesses benefit from digital trade and adapt to emerging technologies.” - Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and [...]

Canada begins public consultations on joining the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (Closing Date: 3 May 2021)2021-03-30T07:12:23+08:00

CABC Member EXP Champions the Development of Laos’ Electric Power Sector

On March 1st – 2nd, the Canada-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) was proud to support the participation of our member EXP Services International Inc. (EXP) at the Academic Forum on the Development and Solutions of Electric Power Problems at Champassak University in Pakse, Laos. The two-day academic forum chaired by the university’s Director, Dr. Bounmy [...]

CABC Member EXP Champions the Development of Laos’ Electric Power Sector2021-03-30T06:34:33+08:00

Things to Know Before Entering the Philippine Market

The Philippines’ economy is considered one of the most dynamic economies in East Asia and the Pacific. In 2020, however, GDP contracted by an estimated 8.3% due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Nevertheless, according to the IMF’s October 2020 forecast, GDP growth is expected to pick up to 7.4% in 2021, subject to the [...]

Things to Know Before Entering the Philippine Market2021-03-30T06:57:15+08:00

Interview with The Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Trade and Export Development

Canada’s agricultural powerhouse, Saskatchewan, takes aim at ASEAN with new Singapore Office The Government of Saskatchewan is intent on expanding already robust trade, investment and cultural relations in ASEAN with the establishment of a new Trade and Investment Office in Singapore. The CABC connected with Saskatchewan’s Minister of Trade and Export Development Jeremy Harrison [...]

Interview with The Honourable Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan’s Minister of Trade and Export Development2021-03-26T08:26:08+08:00

CABC Member Feature – BowerGroupAsia

BowerGroupAsia (BGA) is a strategic advisory firm that specializes in the Asia-Pacific, providing full-range of government, public affairs and business advisory services to Fortune 500 companies with interests in Asia. BGA clients span a multitude of business sectors including information and communications technology (ICT), healthcare, financial services, creative arts, energy, media, automotive, fast moving [...]

CABC Member Feature – BowerGroupAsia2021-03-22T21:00:20+08:00

CABC Member Feature – FPT Software

FPT Software overview, offerings, and presence in ASEAN FPT Software’s F-ville campus in Hanoi, Vietnam FPT Software is a part of FPT Corporation, a global leading technology and IT services provider with over 16,000 employees, spanning across 26 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. In the Southeast Asian region alone, [...]

CABC Member Feature – FPT Software2021-03-22T21:01:40+08:00

Canada Launches Public Consultations on Possible CEPA with Indonesia (Closing date: 23 Feb 2021)

“Canada is committed to diversifying trade across the Asia-Pacific region to create new trade and investment opportunities for all Canadians. Deepening trade ties with Indonesia would benefit Canadian businesses of all sizes and lead to economic growth and prosperity for years to come.” - Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International [...]

Canada Launches Public Consultations on Possible CEPA with Indonesia (Closing date: 23 Feb 2021)2021-01-12T19:06:31+08:00

Consultation on Canada’s Responsible Business Conduct Strategy (Until 26 Oct 2020)

The CABC is inviting members and interested Canadian businesses and Canadians to submit their views, comments, and suggestions in the ongoing public consultation by the Government of Canada on a renewed Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) strategy to guide the Government of Canada and Canadian companies active abroad with respect to their responsible business activities. [...]

Consultation on Canada’s Responsible Business Conduct Strategy (Until 26 Oct 2020)2020-10-19T18:34:25+08:00